Dr. Liu is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Pacific Lutheran University. She earned her Ph.D. in Accounting from Washington State University. She is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and has passed all four sections of the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Prior to joining PLU, Dr. Liu served as an assistant professor of accountancy at the University of San Diego. She also has international teaching experiences in China. Dr. Liu’s research interests include the effects of human behavior on performance evaluation, ethical decision-making, and financial reporting. She is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and has presented her research at national academic accounting conferences.